ABC’s: A for Asexual

Asexuality is a sexuality in which a person does not experience sexual attraction to another person. This is not the same as celibacy or abstinence, in which a person may experience sexual attraction but refrains from sexual activity. Additionally, this…

Four UCLA Bathrooms That Are Actually Gay Cruising Spots

Ah, Gay cruising, one of the gay male community’s favorite pastimes (and we’re not talking about the type with bottomless mimosas and Rosie O’Donell.) The recent strides in LGBTQ rights have lessened the pressure to stay in the closet, so…

The Ten Best Queer Horror Books Ever

Sink your teeth into characters who finally get your blood pumping… and the back of your neck tingling. Sure, we all know queer classics like Carmilla, or transphobic thrillers like Silence of the Lambs. But what about horror that doesn’t…

Ten Horror Classics (You Didn’t Realize Were About Being Gay)

Welcome to the dark closet of Halloween horror. Whether it’s necessary subtext by a closeted director, a dire warning to young viewers by a Hollywood Code, or a subtle stab by writers at hetero-cis arrogance, the horror genre has long…

Five Must-Have Sex Toys

Brought to you by Adam and Eve. The sex toy industry continues to grow each year. In fact, it’s now valued at 15 billion dollars, but with so much growth comes innovation–and sometimes that innovation is a little scary. Innovation…

Eight Gay Cartoons You Grew Up With (and always knew about)

So we had the ladies last week, now it’s the guys’ turn. Call me biased but, while composing the girls’ list was fun from beginning to end, this list made me feel… nostalgic. All these guys mean a lot to…

Eight Lesbian Cartoons You Grew Up With (but never realized)

I’m sure I’m not alone in feeling like there weren’t very many queer role models when we were growing up–at least, not very many obvious ones.  Many of my contemporaries would recall feeling as children that there was no one…